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Forum: The Bridge 8th September 2019, 12:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,594
Posted By jbo
Lifeboat - Sheering Off Technique

Sheering Off is a recognised technique for a Lifeboat (TEMPSC) to leave a ships side .........
A question I would like to ask - is this method as successful when the mother ship is stopped in the...
Forum: The Bridge 1st July 2019, 21:09
Replies: 52
Views: 5,230
Posted By jbo
Ships GM question.

I’d like to know if anyone can tell me the size of GM they can remember from any vessel they have sailed on.
If you could also tell me the type of vessel ie Tanker, Container, General Cargo etc and...
Forum: The Bridge 16th September 2018, 17:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,853
Posted By jbo
Twin Fall Lifeboat Recovery.

During my time coasting around the Kiwi coast we used to take the lifeboats away for training / excursions usually at weekends or if layed over awaiting cargo.
When we recovered the boats I remember...
Forum: Shaw Savill 12th March 2016, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 4,303
Posted By jbo
Not wanting to name names, was this Mate a bit of...

Not wanting to name names, was this Mate a bit of a "roadshow" ?
Forum: Shaw Savill 26th February 2016, 17:27
Replies: 36
Views: 8,209
Posted By jbo
Hi Loco, I played in that cricket match, I was...

Hi Loco,
I played in that cricket match, I was one of the cadets on the HG, it was a good day and an good night afterwards.
Forum: Shaw Savill 4th June 2014, 09:15
Replies: 90
Views: 33,349
Posted By jbo
Freddie Boize ! Wonderful man, really...

Freddie Boize !
Wonderful man, really kick-started my career.
I owe him everything I ever achieved !
Forum: Shaw Savill 6th May 2012, 12:14
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By jbo
I sailed with your Dad on the Mayfield & Drina in...

I sailed with your Dad on the Mayfield & Drina in the mid seventies. He was a very fair and pleasant chap and always had a word for the cadets.
On the Drina I think he also had his work cut out...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th February 2012, 20:31
Replies: 119
Views: 17,500
Posted By jbo
Left my last ship in Montrose Dec 1989. Intended...

Left my last ship in Montrose Dec 1989. Intended to look for work in the ferry/supply areas. I ended up taking a "temporary" job at Fleetwood Nautical College and I'm still there! The big problem I...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 21st December 2011, 10:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,187
Posted By jbo
Visit to USA preserved battleship.

I'm trying to arrange a visit to the USA to include a look round one of the peserved "New Jersy" Class battleships.
Does anyone know if any travel agencies arrange such visits or do I book a holiday...
Forum: Prince Line 21st November 2011, 19:10
Replies: 3
Views: 5,092
Posted By jbo
Martyn, Just read your message and it brought...

Martyn,
Just read your message and it brought back a number of memories to me. I was the bloke you relieved and from the message I'm glad you did!
The crew on her were a good bunch and it was one...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th September 2011, 10:42
Replies: 32
Views: 5,749
Posted By jbo
Durban. Knocked down 20 yrs ago, now a black of...

Durban.
Knocked down 20 yrs ago, now a black of flats!
Forum: The Engine Room 6th June 2011, 18:48
Replies: 85
Views: 32,954
Posted By jbo
Purple Piping in Engineers Braid

I spent a few years at sea as a Deck Officer, one thing I have never found a satisfactory answer to is the reason for different coloured piping on officers braid:-

Engineers - purple
R/O's -...
Forum: Tankers 6th May 2011, 19:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,654
Posted By jbo
Hfo

Just a question :-

Is HFO and "atmospheric residue" the same stuff?
I believe the latter was for use on roads and needed to be kept very warm in order to pump it.
Up the Baltic in winter we had...
Forum: Bank Line 8th September 2010, 19:43
Replies: 42
Views: 4,630
Posted By jbo
Anyone who wasn't a watchkeeper!!!!!

Anyone who wasn't a watchkeeper!!!!!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th April 2010, 20:58
Replies: 0
Views: 1,105
Posted By jbo
Ralph Jardine Shaw Savill Line (SSA)

I'd like to know if anyone ever sailed with, or knows the whereabouts of, Ralph Jardine.
I had the privilege to serve on a number of SSA ships with him on UK coast.
I was a cadet at the time and he...
Forum: Shaw Savill 15th January 2010, 15:22
Replies: 36
Views: 8,209
Posted By jbo
Sorry Ian Webb!!!!!

Sorry Ian Webb!!!!!
Forum: Shaw Savill 15th January 2010, 15:22
Replies: 36
Views: 8,209
Posted By jbo
I think his name is In Webb. I sailed with him...

I think his name is In Webb. I sailed with him for twp trips on thre mayfield one where he was 5th Eng and next when he was 4th Eng.
Married a Kiwi girl, name of Jane I think.
Joe
Forum: Say Hello 4th October 2009, 19:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By jbo
Sailed with Billy Ireland on the Border Pele late...

Sailed with Billy Ireland on the Border Pele late 70's any relation?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th August 2009, 14:32
Replies: 11
Views: 5,609
Posted By jbo
Shaw Savill Line - Mayfield -

Does anyone have any idea about the whereabouts of :-

Charlie James Dk Cdt
John Farrel 3/0
John MacKechnie 2/0
Dave Lyons C/o

All sailed on the MV Mayfield during 1975 / 1976 to Austrailia...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd August 2008, 09:54
Replies: 80
Views: 24,886
Posted By jbo
Yes I was

Yes I was
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st July 2008, 20:48
Replies: 80
Views: 24,886
Posted By jbo
Are you Dave Chadwick 2/0 on Hardwicke Grange on...

Are you Dave Chadwick 2/0 on Hardwicke Grange on a run to Kiwi stopping at Wellington over Xmas/New Year 1976 (ish0
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